Bulgarian Customs Seize Fake Football Jerseys, Fragrances

Sep 28 2016 - 15:28

Bulgarian customs officials have recently seized counterfeit jerseys and fragrances bearing various well-known trademarks.

On September 2, 2016, customs officials in Varna, eastern Bulgaria, discovered and seized 1,014 jersey sets infringing the IP rights of Barcelona and Manchester United football clubs. The goods were seized during an inspection of a container arriving from China and imported by a Bulgarian company.

On August 18, 2016, customs officials at the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point with Turkey discovered and seized 1,148 fragrances bearing the fake Creed®, Jimmy Choo®, Diesel®, Davidoff® and Paco Rabanne® trademarks. The officials also found 4,750 cardboard boxes and 1,750 plastic covers for fragrances bearing the fake Paco Rabanne® trademarks. The goods were seized during an inspection of a truck with Bulgarian license plates arriving from Turkey.

Prepared by: Julia Taneva

For more information, please contact bulgaria@petosevic.com.

Source: Bulgarian Customs website

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